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" Ode to a Nightingale MY heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk... "
The Table Book... - Page 405
by William Hone - 1827 - 870 pages
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 3

1861
...circumstance and sensation, the imagination of which soothes and refreshes. Thus, in the well-known Ode to the Nightingale — " My heart aches and a drowsy numbness...emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute paat, and Lethe-warda had sunk." In this state he hears the nightingale, and straightway finds his...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1890 - 346 pages
...Again appears to be An unsubstantial, fairy place That is fit home for Thee ! W. Wordsworth CCXL1V ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE My heart aches, and a drowsy...numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drank, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk : 'Tis not...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 346 pages
...to be An unsubstantial, fairy place That is fit home for Thee ! W. Wordsworth ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk : 'Tis not through...
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A manual of English literature and of the history of the English language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1862 - 536 pages
...which, of great beauty, the Ode to a Nightingale, may serve as a companion to Shelley's Skylark:— My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe- ward had sunk : "Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness,...
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A Manual of English Literature, and of the History of the English Language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1863 - 536 pages
...which, of great beauty, the Ode to a Nightingale, may serve as a companion to Shelley's Skylark:— My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe- ward had sunk: "i'is not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness,...
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Under Green Leaves

Richard Henry Studdard - 1865
...breathe, how short soever ; Thou that makest a day of night, Goddess excellently bright ! Ben Jonson. ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE. MY heart aches, and a drowsy...some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-ward had sunk. 'Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thy happiness,...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - English poetry - 1866
...his silver hair, And be like him, and he will then love me. W. Blake. CVIII. ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE. Y heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe- wards had sunk : 'Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thy happiness,...
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The gay science, Volume 2

Enaeas Sweetland Dallas - 1866
...the perfection of enjoyment is firmly maintained. Ku. Take this from Keats, where he addresses the nightingale : My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness...drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One miuute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk ; "Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy...
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Scott's Monthly Magazine, Volume 6, Issues 1-7

1868
...exclaimed — " I am weary ! I can endure this taxation of mind and body no longer. " ' My head achee, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had rlrunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to ths drains.' " I am incapable of exertion ; I never felt like...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1869 - 396 pages
...of Nature, and strictly within the pale of her laws." — Tower. Illustrations of the Monotone. "My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe- wards had sunk: 'T is not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thy happiness,...
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